Category Archives: African issues

World Bank report on Inequality in Southern Africa

An Assessment of the Southern African Customs Union Download the report by clicking the image below. The PDF file is about 8,5 MB.

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Representatives Meeting, 26/27 March 2022 documentation

The document pack for the March 2022 Representatives Meeting can be downloaded via the SAYM web page.The reports in the document pack are also available for browsing online as web pages. They can also be accessed via the SAYM web … Continue reading

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Statement on the Passing of Archbishop Desmond Tutu

On behalf of Quakers in Southern Africa, we’d like to express our deepest sympathy and love to his wife Leah and extended family, as we celebrate the life of our much loved Desmond Mphilo Tutu. Quakers in Southern Africa give … Continue reading

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Quaker Community in Southern Africa endorses SACC statement

At their recent virtual meeting the Quaker Community in Southern Africa was made aware of the following statement of the South African Council of Churches. “The South African Council of Churches (SACC) is dismayed and perplexed by reports that Government … Continue reading

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Statement on the Failed Insurrection and Civil Unrest in South Africa

Issued by the Quaker Community in Southern Africa 1 August 2021 26 years after the advent of democracy in South Africa, we have experienced our first major insurrection. It is still early days, and facts may yet come to light … Continue reading

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SAYM 2018 delegates’ pack available for download

The Pack that will be distributed to Yearly Meeting attendees has gone to the printer. For those Friends who wish to read the contents in advance, please download the PDF file from the link below. SAYM Pack 2018 — PDF file … Continue reading

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Churches press for reforms to avoid a post-Mugabe Zimbabwe of dysfunction

byANLI SERFONTEIN 22 NOVEMBER 2017 Last stand: Robert Mugabe addressing the nation on television on Sunday, when he initially refused to stand down AS ZIMBABWEANS woke up on Wed­nesday morning to a post-Mugabe era, the general secretary of the Zimbabwe … Continue reading

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Press Statement from Friends Church in Kenya

Holding Kenya in the Light. Click the link below to read it. PRESS STATEMENT FRIENDS CHURCH IN KENYA

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